Gartsherrie Ironworks Fireclay Works, Gartsherrie, North Lanarkshire.

Gartsherrie Ironworks Fireclay Works. These works were owned by William Baird and Co Ltd.

C. 1840 – Brickworks started in order to supply the Gartsherrie Iron Works with firebricks.

14/10/1851 – Greenock Advertiser – Deaths – At Milton Street, Glasgow on the 12th inst, of consumption of the lungs, Mr Nichol Hillcoate, son of the late Nichol Hillcoate Esq, bricklayer and manufacturer of bricks at Gartsherrie and Glenboig.

Below – 1859 – Gartsherrie Iron Works – No specific reference to a brickworks.

25/12/1893 – Glasgow Evening Post – Coatbridge Section C.H  Seven mile handicap –  The route would include running past the Gartsherrie Brickworks …

05/11/1906 – Scottish Referee – Clydesdale Harriers inter-club run refers to the run passing the Gartsherrie Brickworks …

30/07/1909 – Belshill Speaker – The order of the bath. Eleven weary willies who helped themselves to sleeping accommodation at Gartsherrie Brickworks on Monday night had the ‘order of the bath’ conferred upon them at the Couty Court on Tuesday.

 

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